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  • ISBN-13: 9780077343941
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
  • Publication date: 6/19/2009
  • Edition number: 2

Meet the Author

Dr. Sylvia Mader is the best-selling author of introductory biology textbooks. Other books she has authored for WCB include: Inquiry Into Life, Human Biology, Introduction to Biology, and Understanding Human Anatomy & Physiology.
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Table of Contents

1 A View of Life

Part 1 The Cell
2 The Chemical Basis of Life
3 The Organic Molecules of Life
4 Inside the Cell
5 The Dynamic Cell
6 Energy for Life
7 Energy for Cells

Part 2 Genetics
8 Cellular Reproduction
9 Sexual Reproduction
10 Patterns of Inheritance
11 DNA Biology and Technology
12 Gene Regulation and Cancer
13 Genetic Counseling

Part 3 Evolution
14 Darwin and Evolution
15 Evolution on a Small Scale
16 Evolution on a Large Scale

Part 4 Diversity of Life
17 The First Forms of Life
18 Land Environment: Plants and Fungi
19 Both Water and Land: Animals

Part 5 Plant Structure and Function
20 Plant Anatomy and Growth
21 Plant Responses and Reproduction

Part 6 Animal Structure and Function
22 Being Organized and Steady
23 The Transport Systems
24 The Maintenance Systems
25 Human Nutrition
26 Defenses Against Disease
27 The Control Systems
28 Sensory Input and Motor Output
29 Reproduction and Development

Part 7 Ecology
30 Ecology of Populations
31 Communities and Ecosystems
32 Human Impact on the Biosphere

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